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than half a million americans stream into washington to watch president barack obama take the oath of office once more and deliver a history-making call to action. >>> the big night, the stars, the glamour and the gowns. with the inauguration balls winding down just a short time ago we bring you washington's biggest night out. >>> and the big crowd. our own bill weir on the streets of the capital with families from across the country to find out what this day means to them. >>> a special edition of >>> this special edition of "nightline," inauguration 2013 continues with terry moran. >> hello and thanks for joining us on this inauguration night. an american ritual and a grand party. president barack obama took the oath of office for a second time. the massive crowd out there on the national mall there to witness it all as a vast and divided nation paused to take note and listen. he was having a blast. [ cheers and applause ] on pennsylvania avenue, in the reviewing stand with his family. at lunch with congressional leaders. and up on the capital's west front, barack obama relished
spears in las vegas. >> i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: of course, an inauguration is no mere performance. this is a national ritual. >> preserve, protect, and defend. >> reporter: an occasion built around a president's solemn promise. this is supposed to be history, not show biz. but history is rarely perfect. at jfk's inauguration, robert frost recited the wrong poem because it was too bright for him to read the one he had written. four years ago, it was so cold that he had to play air violin. no one made a big fuss. >> i think that shockingly, the internet is more interested in beyonce than yo-yo ma. >> reporter: four years ago, aretha franklin's voice cracked in the cold. tonight she said of beyonce, i thought she did a beautiful job with the prerecord. next time i'll probably do the same. vocal coach deborah bird said beyonce did right by the history books. >> let's say she was having a vocal problem of any kind. if she flubbed it, it would be history in a negative way. >> reporter: when it comes right down to it, the event itself was a piece o
curse. nixon had water-gate. clinton, monica. already days into his new term, barack obama has his first scandal, beyonce. congratulations are supposed to be a showcase of american democracy, the peaceful passage of power. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. ♪ o say, can you see >> but what's everybody talki i about after president obama's big day? beyonce. she's still not saying whether she lip-synched the national anthem. ♪ brave >>> but what we do know for sure is there are others who absolutely should have. here now are scientifically compiled via google search top six worst ever national anthem renditions. number six, steven tyler. ♪ o say, can you see >> the lead singer of aerosmith viewed it to be a bad performance at last year's afc championship game. number five, carl lewis. through the perilous fight ♪ >> this one's a classic. he got booed in the m
argument, a stinging legal and political defeat for president obama today when a federal appeals court ruled he exceeded his authority in making
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